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Features

3 ways to configure the ResLife Portal:

Community approach

Community

Program Proposals
  • Submit Program Proposals
  • Direct-supervisor review of Program Proposals
  • Resubmit Program Proposals
Program Evaluations
  • Submit Program Evaluations
  • Direct-supervisor review of Program Evaluations
  • Resubmit Program Evaluations
Residents
  • Resident Engagement Tracking - past community participation statistics across 90 days
  • Resident Engagement Leaderboard
  • Resident Assistant: My Progress view - clear visual indicator of meeting programming expectations
Reports
  • Program Evaluations: Pulse Report
  • Program Evaluations: Monthly Attendance by Program Category Report
  • Program Proposals and Evaluations: Monthly Staff Counts Report
  • Program Categories: Monthly Counts of Program Evaluations Report
  • Funding Expenditures per Program Evaluation for each Staff Member Report
  • Resident: Total Attendance by Resident Report
  • Resident: Low Engagement Level Report
  • Resident: Engagement by Program Categories Report
Staff Operations
  • Calendar of Events and Programs
  • Duty Schedule

All Paid Subscriptions include:

  • Automated Daily Email Summary of Program Proposals, Program Evaluations, and Resident Activity for Professional/Supervisor staff
  • Automated Reminder of Program Proposals (showing approval status) approx. 3 days prior to program date
  • Resident Engagement Tracking - past community participation statistics across 180 days
  • Configure 4 Prompt Questions for Program Proposal forms
  • Configure 4 Prompt Questions for Program Evaluation forms
  • Report Resident: list of qualitative descriptions from Program Proposals and Program Evaluations, per staff member New

1-on-1 Interactions approach

1-on-1 Interactions

Residents
  • Residents Assistants can note 1-on-1 conversations with their residents
  • Option for Residents Assistants to associate interaction to a thematic category
  • Residents Assistants can log general notes for each resident
  • Residents Assistants can log give "point values"
  • Resident Engagement Tracking - past community participation statistics across 90 days
  • Resident Engagement Leaderboard
Report
  • Program Evaluations: Pulse Report
  • Resident: Low Engagement Level Report
  • Resident: Engagement by Program Categories Report
Staff Operations
  • Calendar of Events and Programs
  • Duty Schedule

All Paid Subscriptions include:

  • Resident Engagement Tracking - past community participation statistics across 180 days
  • Report Resident: list of qualitative descriptions, per staff member per resident New

Add-On Options for Paid Subscriptions:

New
Duty Logs
  • Duty Logs Daily with Rounds Notes
    Within the details view of the Duty Logs Daily, automatically see a list of calendar events, program proposals, and program evaluations associated to that day.
  • Duty Logs Daily can be linked to a specific Duty Schedule.
  • Duty Logs Weekly RA Reports
  • Configure 4 Prompt Questions for Duty Logs Daily forms
  • Configure 4 Prompt Questions for Duty Log Weekly Report forms
  • Configure 4 Prompt Questions for Duty Log Rounds Note forms

Educational / Curriculum approach

Educational / Curriculum

Add-On Options for Paid Subscriptions:

Residence Education
  • Curriculum Plans to assign thematic categories to staff members, each with a specific due date.
  • Weekly view of assigned Curriculum Plans
  • Timeline view of assigned Curriculum Plans
  • Track staff member progress towards completing each plan, by automatically seeing their Program Proposals, Program Evaluations, and Resident Interactions which occurred within the time period of the plan.
Models & Sub-Categories
  • Program Models - associate specific combinations of thematic categories to zones of residents and staff members (per building/hall).
  • Sub-Categories - create sub-categories for thematic categories, which can be used to indicate learning outcome goals Coming Q4 2017
Coming Q1 2018
Assessments
  • Resident Assessment Surveys
Curriculum Plans
Duty Logs
2017-12-14
"...create reports to use for monthly assessment reporting makes the ResLife Portal a convenient and reliable tool."
Bob Brophy
Director of Residence Life, University Center

Programming: Proposals to Evaluations

Residential Life staff can submit proposals for programs they are planning. Then supervisors can review evaluations with the ability to approve or return for modifications. After a program has been hosted, staff can easily use the approved program proposal as a starting point for drafting their program evaluation.

Program Evaluations may also be submitted for approval without the need of a previously approved program proposal. Each residential life staff member can track their individual progress towards completing expected programming categories.

For each submitted program proposal, your staff members will receive an email reminder approximately three (3) days prior to event date. The reminder will also indicate the approval status of their proposal. [Note: this feature is available only with Paid Subscription plans]

Program Proposals and Program Evaluations - Track Performance
Resident Engagement

Focused on Resident Engagement

Based on approved program evaluations and recorded resident attendance, view real-time data, statistics, and insights on resident involvement in your residential life programming.

Administrators can view which programs and events residents have attended. Over time, you can see if the level of engagement, per resident, has increased.

  • Staff Members can note each individual interaction with residents.
  • Set milestone levels for residents, then view a dynamically generated leader board of your most engaged residents. Also, when viewing the details of a specific resident, see which milestone levels they have achieved.

Reports and Data Visualization

Staff members are empowered to view real-time reports and data visualization as a representation of their progress towards completing expectations.

Administrators can view real-time reports and data visualization of how their staff is performing. Reports are automatically updated as program evaluations are submitted by staff members and approved by their direct supervisors.

Some examples of reports you can easily generate include:

  • Program Evaluations Report: Monthly Attendance by Program Category
  • Program Proposals and Evaluations Report: Qualitative list of program descriptions
    [Note: this feature is available only with Paid Subscription plans]
  • Program Proposals and Evaluations Report: Monthly Staff Counts
  • Program Evaluations: Pulse Report
    (including funding spent per programming category, and funding spent per attendee per programming category)
  • Program Categories: Monthly Counts
  • Staff Member Funding
    (report of total spent for each program evaluation, for each staff member)
  • Resident Report: Qualitative list of 1-on-1 Interactions
    [Note: this feature is available only with Paid Subscription plans]
  • Resident Report: Total Attendance/Points by Resident
  • Resident Report: Low Engagement Level
  • Resident Milestones: Leader Board
Reports and Data Visualization

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Monitor Program Funding & Expenditures

Set the yearly funding budget for each staff member. As your staff plan programs, they can monitor their remaining balance. Administrators can generate funding reports to see where dollars have been spent.

Gauge Experience
Duty Schedule and Calendar of Programs

Duty Schedule and Calendar of Programs/Events

  • Create a digital duty schedule. For each building, indicate which staff members are available during each night of duty.
  • Allow staff to inform each other of programs and events they are planning through the Calendar Module. At the creation of each program proposals, staff members have the option automatically have the program added to the calendar, once the proposal is approved.

On the Cloud

As a web-based system, ResLife Portal is hosted and delivered over the Internet to your institution. No hardware, software or dedicated IT personnel needed. Whenever we add new features to the modules you have selected (based on your subscription plan and add-on options), they are automatically available the next time you sign-in as part of your membership subscription. Industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption is used to increase security of your data.

On the Cloud

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